Category Archives: Theatre

The Silver Tassie

By Sean O’Casey Directed by Howard Davies Presented by the National Theatre on 21 April 2014 Peppered with acrid wit and dark vaudeville humour, Sean O’Casey’s powerful, huge and rarely performed anti-war play of 1928 displays a jagged madness that … Continue reading

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Women of Twilight

By Sylvia Rayman Directed by Jonathan Rigby Presented by 11F at the Pleasance Theatre on 16 April 2014 This is a transfer from the White Bear production that had two runs (see Women of Twilight), with only one change in … Continue reading

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A View from the Bridge

By Arthur Miller Directed by Ivo van Hove Presented by the Young Vic on 15 April 2014 In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful … Continue reading

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By Tim Barrow Directed by Mark Thomson Presented by the Royal Lyceum Theatre on 11 April 2014 Union tells the story of the original Union of Scotland and England in 1707 as you’ve never heard it before. Tim Barrow’s play … Continue reading

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Bomber’s Moon

By William Ivory Directed by Matt Aston Presented by Engine House in association with Park Theatre on 4 April 2014 Meet former RAF gunner Jimmy and his new care assistant David. Both have been through the wars. While Jimmy is … Continue reading

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Richard III

By William Shakespeare Directed by Charlotte Ive Presented by the Scrawny Cat Theatre Company at the Rose Playhouse, Bankside, on 3 April 2014 Notorious villain, child murderer, hated despot. Richard III was evil, or so Shakespeare told us. But who … Continue reading

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The Gut Girls

By Sarah Daniels Directed by Amy Gunn Presented by OutFox Productions at the Jack Studio Theatre on 26 March 2014 The foul-mouthed, beer-swilling Gut Girls of Victorian London spend their days ankle deep in blood and nights in the delights … Continue reading

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The Massacre at Paris

By Christopher Marlowe Directed by James Wallace Presented by the Dolphin’s Back at the Rose Playhouse, Bankside, on 21 March 2014 Marlowe’s extraordinary, brutal, and incendiary last play, returns to where it was first performed at the Rose in January … Continue reading

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The Dead Dogs

By Jon Fosse Translated from the Norwegian by May-Brit Akerholt Directed by Simon Usher Presented by the Print Room on 20 March 2014 A young man lives alone with his mother and his beloved dog in a house in a … Continue reading

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Angel and Now We Are Pope

Written and directed by Martin Foreman Presented by Arbery Productions at the London Theatre on 19 March 2014 In Angel, a priest who has devoted his life to God fights daily against the temptations of the flesh. Now he must … Continue reading

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